Family:Whitney, Albion Paris (1822-1868)

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Albion Paris7 Whitney (Samuel6, Asa5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Samuel6 and Mary (Rich) Whitney, was born 8 Aug 1822, Brooks or Jackson, ME. It is said that he died 8 Sep 1868, Chicago, IL, drowned in Lake Michigan, but he appears in the 1910 census, so apparently died after that date. She was listed as a widow in 1869, 1887, and 1905.

Intentions of marriage were published, 21 Aug 1847, Appleton, ME, for him "Mr." "of Guyandotte, VA" and his first wife "Miss" Mary Jane Pease, "of Appleton".[1] He "Mr." "of Guyandotte, VA" married firstly, 12 Sep 1847, Appleton, ME, "Miss" Mary Jane Pease "of Appleton",[2] daughter of George W. and Mary (Flint) Pease. She was born 30 Jun 1824, ME, and died 2 Jun 1901, Lynn, MA, aged 76 years 11 months 28 days, of apoplexy and hemiplegia cardiac.[3] They must have been divorced between 1860 and 1865.

He married secondly, Apr 1864, Barton, NH, or 14 May 1865, Lebanon, NH, Nancy F. McEwen.[4] She was born 24 Jun 1843, VT, and died after 1910.

1869 Directory, Chicago, IL: Whitney, Nancy F. wid. Albion P. boardinghouse 286 Illinois.[5] 1887 Directory, Chicago, IL: Whitney, Nancy F. wid. Albion P. boarding 221 Ontario.[6] 1905 Directory, Little Rock, AR: Whitney, Nancy F (wid Albion P), boarding, 604 Park av, res same.[7]

He resided Chicago, IL, and Hot Springs, AR.

In 1869 and 1887 she was living in Chicago, IL, and in 1905 in Hot Springs, AR.

Children of Albion Paris7 and Mary Jane (Pease) Whitney:

i. George Albion8 Whitney, b. 5 Jul 1849, Appleton, ME; m.(1) Annie H. Brooks; m.(2) Jessie Evangeline Stearns.
ii. William Alonzo Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1854, Appleton or Winterport or Frankfort, ME; m.(1) Ella J. Tuttle; m.(2) Gertrude Holbrook Churchill.
iii. Laura Pease Whitney, b. 3 Dec 1856; d. Apr 1943; in 1895, resided Lynn, MA, 122 Chatham St.
iv. Clarence M. Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1860 [Pierce] or 2 Aug 1860, Lawrence, MA [given name omitted];[8] m. Elizabeth Jackson; b. 17 Jun 1851, Canada.

Children of Albion Paris7 and Nancy F. (McEwen) Whitney:

v. Albion Paris8 Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1869 (posthumous), IL; m. Columbus, OH, Augusta Friedman, b. 2 Nov 1868; s.p.; resided Chicago, IL, 181 Dearborn Ave. Traveling Salesman.

Notes

He was named for prominent Maine politician and jurist Albion Keith Parris.

Census

224 245 Albion P. Whitney 26 M - Teacher Me. Mary J. " 24 F - " George A. " 1 M - "

412 547 Alfred P. Whitney 37 M - Stove Dealer - $1000 Maine Mary J. " 35 F - House Keeper " George A. " 10 M - " Attended school Willie A. " 5 M - " Attended school Laura P. " 3 F - Mass.

241 338 Mary Whitney 38 F - Me. M - - - - - Geo. Whitney 15 M - Me. - - - - - Wm. A. Whitney 10 M - " - - - - - Laura P. Whitney 8 F - " - - - - - Wm. Hatting 40 F - Nova Scotia W Mill - - - - - Georgiana Hatting 7 F - Mass. - - - - -

153 237 Hess, William 40 M W Lead Caster Prussia Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 " Martha 28 F W New York Whitney, Nancy F. 28 F W Keeps boarding house $1500 Vermont Father foreign born " Alvin P. 1 M W At home Illinois ...

Mary J. WHITNEY 54 Self F W W ME Keeping House ME ME Clarence M. WHITNEY 19 Son M S W MA Works In Cotton Mill ME ME

George PIERCE 42 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Alnunah PIERCE 39 Wife F M W MA MA MA M PIERCE 19 Dau F S W MA MA MA Mable F PIERCE 14 Dau F S W MA MA MA Nellie M PIERCE 7 Dau F S W MA MA MA Laura WHITNEY 23 Oth F S W MA School Teacher MA MA Clarence HAMMOND 33 Oth M S W MA Clerk In Grocery Store MA MA

166 253 Bragaw, Louis Head W M Oct 1865 34 sgl New York New York Canada Fr. Cutter (Shipper), Rents house Bragaw, Emma Moth W F Feb 1838 62 wid 4ch 3liv Canada Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Immig. 1843 254 Whitney, Mary J. Head W F Jun 1825 76 wid 4ch 4liv Maine Maine Maine Owns mortgaged house -----, Laura P. Dau W F Dec 1857 42 sgl Massachusetts Maine Maine School teacher

  • 1910, 15 West Erie St., Chicago Ward 21, Cook Co., IL, p. 1B-2A/248:

6 6 Whitney, Albion F. Head M W 68 mar 45 Maine Maine Maine Merchant commission, Rents house -----, Nancy F. Wife F W 65 mar 45 1ch 1liv Vermont Scotland Scotland None -----, Albion P. Son M W 41 mar 12 Illinois Maine Vermont Manager theatrical co. -----, Jennie DiL F W 23 mar 12 0ch 0liv England England England None [and six lodgers] 7 Black, Agnes Head F W 36 mar 9 0ch 0liv Illinois Indiana Indiana Keeper lodging house, Rents house [and six lodgers] 8 Sieber, Emma Head F W 32 sgl Wisconsin Germany Germany Keeper lodging house, Rents house [and six lodgers]

References

1.^  "Albion P. [Whitney], Mr., of Guyandotte, VA, and Miss Mary J. Pease of Appleton, int. Aug. 21, 1847," according to Elizabeth M. Mosher, comp., Vital Records of Appleton, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1993), p. 53.

2.^  "Albion P. [Whitney], Mr., of Guyandotte, VA, and Miss Mary Jane Pease of Appleton, m. Sep. 12, 1847, by Hervey Hawes," according to Elizabeth M. Mosher, comp., Vital Records of Appleton, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1993), p. 79.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 516, page 548.

4.^  "Alvin P. Whitney (b. 1823, Brooks, ME, s. of S. Whitney) & Mary F. McErwin, m. 14 May 1865, Lebanon, Grafton Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

5.^  U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, from Ancestry.com.

6.^  U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, from Ancestry.com.

7.^  U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, from Ancestry.com.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 132, page 251.


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